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Pasta Salad

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This Pasta Salad with Tomatoes Arugula and Ricotta is perfect for summer and keeps very well for lunch breaks and picnics. This salad has the colors of the Italian flag and a refreshing yet decadent flavor.
Ingredients
For boiling pasta
  Fusilli pasta 1 Pound
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
For salad
  Tomatoes 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), dice
  Arugula/Basil 4 Tablespoon, chopped thinly
  Lemon zest 1 Teaspoon
  Riccota 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Parmesan 2 Tablespoon
  Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Boil water in a large pot, sprinkle salt and add in Fusilli pasta. Cook for 11 minutes.
2. Drain the pasta.

MAKING
3. In a large bowl take tomatoes, arugula, ricotta and parmesan.
4. Sprinkle lemon zest and mix all the ingredients together.
5. Add in the cooked pasta, stir all the ingredients.
6. Season with extra virgin olive oil and salt.

SERVING
7. Serve pasta salad with fresh juice and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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